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Lending to landlords is booming 29/05/2015

Recent figures have shown high amounts of new lending and remortgaging activity from landlords and property investors in the UK. A report from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) noted a 12% monthly increase in lending with a total of 18,200 buy to let loans approved in March 2015 alone.

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Year on year rise in rents 21/05/2015

Rents agreed on new tenancies in the UK are up by a tenth in just one year according to the latest research. The report from Homelet found that the 10% annual increase affected all the major regions with rates rising in almost all areas. Average rents on a tenancy

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Manchester named as second city for business 1/05/2015

Research this week has found Manchester to be the most active business hub outside of London. New data shows that the city has seen more business deals completed

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Remortgaging accountable for 66% of buy-to-let lending 29/04/2015

Remortgaging is now accountable for 66% of all buy to let lending, according to new research. Of the loans taken out during the first quarter of 2015, two thirds were said to be remortgage cases

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Buy to let returns hit 1,400% 20/04/2015

Buy to let property was recently highlighted as the best performing asset class after research compared its returns to all other investment types. The research demonstrated that since 1996 buy to let landlords will have seen returns of almost 1,400%

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